Pre-sale Gen. Adm. $30 ($15 for donors) ($35 @ the door)
Pre-sale VIP $50 ($25 for donors) ($55 @ the door) *Includes Preferred seating and a free CD of James’s album “1000 Million Miracles”Click Here For Tickets
An all-star concert benefiting our friends suffering from this pervasive disease & their inevitable financial issues. The photo above was the last time I played with my amazing and beautiful friend and daughter of the legendary Ray Charles. It also turned out to be the last time I ever saw her.
Sheila Raye Charles never told me about her fight with breast cancer and was two months gone when I figured out something was wrong.
One of my FAVOURITE lineups to date starts with someone I haven’t played with for a decade. Michael Leasure has had great success as of late touring and recording with blues greats like Walter Trout and Philip Sayce. He and I have always hit it off musically and I can’t wait to see what transpires. Especially when his rhythm section partner on Bass is my good friend, Eric Baines. Now with Dwight Yoakum, Eric is an amazing solo artist as well and contributed many of the bass parts on my latest recordings. ERIC’s school mate at Berklee College of Music and still good friend, keyboardist, Matt Rohde went on after Berklee to tour with Christina Aguilera, Janes Addiction and more. He now is Musical Director for American Idol and is one of my favourite musicians on the planet.
Opening for this group of cats will be a couple of up and coming stars in the business. They have been my students and proteges for over 5 years now and not only put on an amazing live show, they are brilliant songwriters, churning out hits from Soul to Brit Pop to straight up Rock N Roll. The Bierman Brothers are barely 16 years of age and will blow you away. Don’t miss this show.